She’s Got Essential Oils — Parody Music Video

Essential Oils Parody Music Video

My precious wife loves her alternative medicines—essential oils, kombucha, elderberry syrup, snake oil. She’s not growing medicinal marijuana (that I know of) or taking disinfectant infusions yet, so I’m not too worried.

I enjoy the smell of those things (mostly). Even more, I love giving her a hard time about her witch-doctoring.

On our first date, I sang Billy Joel’s “She’s Got a Way” to her. It’s become “our song.” So, it only made sense to dedicate a parody of that song to her and her strange ways.

Enjoy, share, and check out the parody library.

The Messiah Did Not Come to Flatten the Curve

The Messiah Did Not Come the Flatten the CurveLast night I took a walk. I kept my distance from others, doing my part to flatten the curve.

I decided to forego my current audiobook in favor of music. I chose my favorite composition, Hanel’s Messiah(I enjoy this recording. Here are a few other recommendations.)

I was struck again by the first word of it: “Comfort.” What a needed message in these days of conflict, disagreement, uncertainty, misinformation, and danger. Continue reading “The Messiah Did Not Come to Flatten the Curve”

Super-Social-Media-Sabbatical Giveaway!

I’m taking a break from social media for a while. So to keep my online friends entertained, I’m hosting a $550 Super-Social-Media-Sabbatical Giveaway!

I had a significant stack of giveaway stuff to, well, give away. So, I just decided to give it away all at once.

Five winners will share $550 worth of books, CDs, and a liturgical pint glass. (Prizes listed at the bottom of this post.) Enter here or through the form below. Continue reading “Super-Social-Media-Sabbatical Giveaway!”

What is the Best Recording of Handel’s Messiah?

I love Handel’s Messiah. In my opinion, it is one of the best works of biblical theology across all genres of art and literature. I make it an annual tradition to listen to it straight through. I wanted a great version. So, being no music critic, I went searching for the answer to the question: What is the best recording of Handel’s Messiah?

Here’s what I found: Continue reading “What is the Best Recording of Handel’s Messiah?”